American Heart Association

Happy Thanksgiving!

As we celebrate each victory, breakthrough and life saved from heart disease and stroke, we are thankful it all starts with your generous heart.

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AHA tackles youth vaping crisis with massive new initiative

The American Heart Association is fighting for the country's young people and against the vaping epidemic by funding millions in new nicotine research, working to strengthen laws and policies nationwide, and exposing the e-cigarette industry's lies.

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Discover a Simpler Way to Give

The American Heart Association Donor Advised Fund Program offers an easy, flexible and tax-wise way to support all your favorite charities through one account.

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It Starts With Heart

The journey to save more lives starts with you and your support of research, lifesaving CPR training, education and more. This Thanksgiving, we're thankful for you.

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Using Apple Watch to study movement and health

AHA is collaborating on a study to explore the links between physical activity and heart health.

Facebook and health organizations launch preventive health tool


Facebook is friending health organizations to help fight heart disease, stroke, cancer and seasonal flu with a tool that will engage millions of people in preventive care. The interactive tool connects users with health resources and checkup reminders from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR can save lives. Your actions can only help.

Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.